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Table 5 Overall assessment (dimensions CD1 - 4) (127 cases applicable, agreement in dimensions 1-3 must have been achieved)

From: Development and validation of a paediatric long-bone fracture classification. A prospective multicentre study in 13 European paediatric trauma centres

Localisation in skeleton Localisation in bone Articular/shaft Child specific fracture code N Kappa
1,2,3,4 1 and 3
(Epiphysis)
a 1 (Salter I) 8 0.83
    2 (Salter II) - -
    3 (Two plane) - -
    4 (Triplane) - -
    5 (others) 3 0.90
    All 11 0.79
1,2,3,4 1 and 3
(Metaphysis)
s 1 (epiphysiolysis) 14 0.72
    2 (incomplete Fx) 40 0.71
    3 (complete Fx) 23 0.64
    4 (multifragment Fx) - -
    5 (other) 1 n.a
    All 78 0.69
1,2,3,4 2
(Diaphysis)
s 1 non existent   
    2 (incomplete Fx) 10 0.59
    3 (complete Fx) 26 0.60
    4 (multifragment Fx) 2 n.a
    5 (other) - -
    All 38 0.58